Pahlavi


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Pahlavi

1. Mohammed Reza . 1919--80, shah of Iran (1941--79); forced into exile (1979) during civil unrest following which an Islamic republic was established led by the Ayatollah Khomeini
2. his father, Reza. 1877--1944, shah of Iran (1925--41). Originally an army officer, he gained power by a coup d'état (1921) and was chosen shah by the National Assembly. He reorganized the army and did much to modernize Iran

Pahlavi

 

a dynasty in Iran, in power since Dec. 12, 1925. The shahs of the Pahlavi dynasty have been Reza Shah Pahlavi (1925–41) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (since Sept. 16, 1941).

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They are very cute in their talk of the strategic uses of nonviolence," says an American of Iranian descent who has been in contact with the extended Pahlavi network and asked not to be identified.
Reassuringly for the neo-cons in the US, Pahlavi has also ruled out the need for Iran to become a nuclear state.
Following the death of his half-sister Ashraf Pahlavi on January 7, 2016, Gholam-Reza became the sole living child of Reza Pahlavi.
Prince Pahlavi said many of the deceptive games and interferences carried out by the theocratic regime are attempts to export its problems abroad to escape from the internal crisis and to prolong its life.
The Pahlavi version and Bundahisn 26 both contain similar descriptive passages relating to the divine entities, suggesting that these texts used a common source, which was circulating in the late ninth century (pp.
Milani told the SOAS seminar he had sifted through 70,000 pages of documents, conducted 500 interviews and read 14 volumes of speeches and articles by Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, as well as hundreds of books.
One of the Pahlavi texts is Zand Vahhman in which is mentioned to the Pasutan, is called cihr miyan.
During an interview in Paris, Mr Pahlavi announced the formation of the Iranian National Opposition Council (INOC) - led by him and comprising 12 nationalist parties - which calls for democratic transformation in Iran.
But after Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi was deposed in 1979 during the Islamic revolution, Jews left Iran en masse.
Mahnaz Afkhami, a former secretary-general of the Women's Organization of Iran, outlines the work of the semiofficial social service agency during the last decade of the Pahlavi period.
The crowd is a mixture of revolutionary veterans and young people not yet born when Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned from exile in France and overthrew the monarchy of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi.